Platycoryne crocea (Schweinf. ex Rchb. f.) Rolfe

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: crocea: saffron-coloured, yellow
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 102. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Platycoryne crocea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Platycoryne crocea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platycoryne crocea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Platycoryne crocea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Platycoryne crocea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Platycoryne crocea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Platycoryne crocea
Ispot Southern Africa : Platycoryne crocea
JSTOR Plant Science: Platycoryne crocea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Platycoryne crocea
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Platycoryne crocea
Tropicos: Platycoryne crocea
West African Plants database: Platycoryne crocea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Platycoryne crocea., retrieved 29 May 2016

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